Photo by Noah Bility
On Thursday, December 7 at 10:30am, Sally Wen Mao will give a reading and lead a workshop for students in Weis Cinema. Among the wider student body, students from Professor Jenny Xie‘s class Contemporary Asian American and Asian Diasporic Poetics will be present.
Sally Wen Mao is the author of the poetry collection The Kingdom of Surfaces (Graywolf Press, August 2023), and the debut fiction collection Ninetails (Penguin Books, May 2024). She is also the author of two previous poetry collections, Oculus (Graywolf Press, 2019), a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and Mad Honey Symposium (Alice James Books, 2014). Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, Granta, Poetry, A Public Space, Harpers Bazaar, The Washington Post, Guernica, and others. The recipient of two Pushcart Prizes and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, she was recently a Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library and a Shearing Fellow at the Black Mountain Institute.